Marion Halloween Parade 2014

The annual parade officially kicked off the trick or treating in Marion this afternoon. Costumes of every shape and kind delighted the spectators in the village. Read more »

Halloween at the Mattapoisett YMCA

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It was an adventurous evening at the Mattapoisett YMCA on October 24 for families looking for some Halloween fun. A family hayride, Halloween party, and the spooky zipline, along with a costume contest gave local children a heaping dose of early Halloween excitement. Photos by Jean Perry Read more »

Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree

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Dunseith Gardens in Mattapoisett was lit up the night of October 25 with fire and imagination at the 8th annual Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree, hosted by the Mattapoisett Land Trust. Photos by Felix Perez   Read more »

What’s for Dinner?

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This man eats bugs. Entomaphagist David Gracer was at the Mattapoisett Library October 28 explaining how eating bugs could save the world, and fed a few mealworms to some brave (and hungry) Tri-Town children. Photos by Jean Perry   Read more »

Living With Ghosts

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“You left the light on in the bedroom,” I heard the muffled voice of a female say from somewhere in the house as I headed to exit the back door of my new house. I had just dropped off the first dozen of many boxes to come, secured the windows, and grabbed my keys to […] Read more »

Halloween Story Contest!

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It’s time for the second installment in our Annual Halloween Story Contest. We have more great entries in store for you this week! We’ll also be holding a Halloween photo contest on Facebook; you can email your favorite Halloween photo to support@wanderer.com. Deadline for entry is November 2, so plan ahead for a chance to […] Read more »

ORR Wraps Up A Successful Spirit Week

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By the time the last students piled out of Saturday’s annual Homecoming dance, a busy week had come to a close at Old Rochester Regional High School. This week marked “Spirit Week” at the high school, and it was slightly shortened due to Monday’s Columbus Day holiday. On Tuesday, October 14, it was just as […] Read more »

The Working Grandma

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One of my favorite things to do is read the Sunday morning newspaper. Recently, while leafing through the pages, I found the following, “The Working Grandma,” written by Kevin Harnett of South Carolina. Now, the fact that a man was writing this piece about women didn’t surprise me at all. What I did find surprising […] Read more »

Digging for History, Planting for the Future

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The landscape outside Sippican School in Marion changed on Friday, October 10 when ten native Atlantic White Cedars were planted by the fifth graders as part of a hands-on educational program in partnership with the Trustees of Reservations and Sippican School. On Thursday, October 9, sixth graders from Sippican School traveled to Copicut Woods in […] Read more »

Captains’ Leadership Program

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A key point in the Tabor education is to learn the skills of being a good leader. The Women’s Leadership Program and the annual Leadership Symposium demonstrate this commitment. Another group, the Athletic Team Captains, spend one day a week working on becoming better leaders. Captains are recognized as leaders of their respective teams, but […] Read more »